41800100 - Soldiers' Home in Massachusetts Administration and Operations

Account Description FY2009
Spending
FY2010
GAA
4180-0100 Soldiers' Home in Massachusetts Administration and Operations
For the maintenance and operation of the Soldiers' Home in Massachusetts located in the city of Chelsea, including a specialized unit for the treatment of Alzheimer's disease patients; provided, that graduates from the LPN school of nursing shall work in state-operated facilities for at least 1 year; provided further, that no fee, assessment or other charge shall be imposed upon or required of any person for any outpatient treatment, admission or hospitalization which exceeds the amount of fees charged in fiscal year 2009; provided further, that all pharmacy services shall be paid through the state office of pharmacy services chargeback, item 4510-0108 of section 2B; and provided further, that no charge or contract shall be made with any alternate vendor to provide pharmacy services other than the state office of pharmacy services

26,283,880 25,963,213

Veto Explanation:  I am striking this language because it is unduly burdensome.